It may seem an unlikely link but advances in racing sails have given a team of marine robotics experts at Innovo inspiration in their quest to help reduce carbon emissions from some vital energy industry activities.
Oil workers on a North Sea platform have been left without internet access.
A leading oil and gas survey and rig positioning provider has secured a contract with energy giant Shell.
Industry leaders claim it would be "illogical" if Aberdeen's struggling oil and gas sector was left out of a proposed business rates freeze.
Aberdeen City Council is considering a £26million business rates freeze to offset "crippling" rises in rates - but has frozen out oil companies from the deal.
An investors' dinner was held in Aberdeen last night as the newly launched Oil and Gas Technology Centre set a bold ambition to invest in 100 companies over the next decade.
A retail study has warned trade in north-east towns and Aberdeen city centre will be hit if two major developments are approved.
The North Sea's oil and gas industry could learn from Formula One's advanced engineering practices and speed.
A new £180million centre aimed at developing shelved, under-developed and early-stage oil and gas technology opens in Aberdeen today.
Dozens of jobs have been lost after a Scottish oil and gas safety specialist went into administration due to the Brent crude price plunge.
The North Sea is undergoing a major reshuffle, Energy Voice now takes a look at some of the key developments so far in 2017.